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Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty: School of Law

Job no: 494398
Work type: Full-time
Location: North Haven - North Haven, CT
Categories: Faculty

 

Overview:

Quinnipiac University's School of Law anticipates hiring three entry-level tenure-track faculty members to start in the fall 2023 semester. Areas of curricular need are projected to include first-year courses in Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, and Property. We welcome applications from candidates interested in devoting a portion of their teaching to one or more of these entry-level courses. We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose backgrounds would enhance the diversity of our faculty.

About the School:

The Quinnipiac School of Law is a collaborative and diverse community of students, teachers and legal professionals dedicated to educating the “whole lawyer” — one who embodies deep personal and professional values, thinks holistically about client needs, and applies a thorough and nuanced understanding of the law to make a measurable impact on society. Our core values of diversity and inclusion are vital to achieving justice for all people without bias or discrimination. Our program blends rigorous classroom instruction with extensive practical training. Our faculty members are accomplished attorneys, respected scholars and mentors who represent a broad range of legal specialties. We enjoy robust partnerships with more than 350 externship field sites across the Northeast. We run eight on-campus law clinics and three student-edited scholarly journals. Our competition teams in Moot Court, Mock Trial, and Dispute Resolution regularly win regional tournaments and represent our school at the national level. Our graduates consistently achieve outstanding results on the Connecticut Bar Exam and go on to secure employment in exciting positions that require or prefer a law degree. The School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a proud member of the Association of American Law Schools.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,800 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in more than 140 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Computing and Engineering, Education, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in The Princeton Review's "The Best 387 Colleges." Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. Please visit qu.edu for more information. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the university's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st-century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities, and fostering lifelong connections and success. The university believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The university's innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach assigned courses, advise and mentor students, and evaluate student performance.
  • Produce and publish legal scholarship
  • Engage with bar groups or other law-related service
  • Participate in faculty governance and law school administration

Education Requirements:

  • JD required

Qualifications:

  • Excellent academic record 
  • Record of, or demonstrated potential for, outstanding teaching and scholarly achievements
  • Some prior exposure to legal practice
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community

Special Instructions to Applicants:

TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted via e-mail to lawhiring@quinnipiac.edu and include a CV and a letter declaring interest in the position. Applications or inquiries regarding the position may be directed to Associate Dean Jeffrey Cooper, Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee. 

Consideration of candidates will begin upon receipt of applications and will continue until all positions are filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Please note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For more information, please visit https://www.qu.edu/health-wellness-and-safety/covid-19-resources/

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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